Wits University School of Art
Mpho Matsipa is a lecturer in the Wits School of Architecture and Planning and is working towards her PhD in Architecture and African Urbanism at the University of California, Berkeley. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the University of Cape Town and was awarded a MSc. (Architecture) from the University of California, Berkeley. Matsipa has worked as an architect and she has been shortlisted in two prestigious national design competitions. She has curated several exhibitions, including of the South Africa Pavilion at the 11th International Architecture Exhibition, Venice Biennale (2008). She has received several academic awards and scholarships, including the Fulbright Award (2003-2005) and a Carnegie Grant (2012-2013).